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Kaiser Permanente Ohio Awards Another Round of Thriving Communities Grants

Kaiser Permanente Ohio has awarded over $375,000 to 20 organizations serving communities in our nine county region. The recipients are The Battered Women’s Shelter; Beech Brook; Care Alliance Health Center; Cleveland Foodbank; Cleveland Museum of Natural History; Cleveland Rape Crisis Shelter; Cleveland State University’s Choosing Health and Medical Professions Program; Diabetes Association of Greater Cleveland; […]

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Kaiser Permanente Ohio Awards Thriving Communities Grants

Cleveland, OH — Kaiser Permanente has awarded over $275,000 to 15 organizations serving communities in our nine county region in 2010. The recipients are Prevent Blindness Ohio; The Summa Foundation; United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland; Hospice of the Western Reserve; The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland; Case Western Reserve University; Cuyahoga Valley National Park […]

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Physician Targeting Using Real-time Data: How PurpleLab’s Alerts Can Help

By leveraging real-time data that offers unprecedented insights into physician behavior and patient outcomes, companies can gain a competitive advantage with prescribers. PurpleLab®, a healthcare analytics platform with one of the largest medical and pharmaceutical claims databases in the United States, recently announced the launch of Alerts which translates complex information into actionable insights, empowering companies to identify the right physicians to target, determine the most effective marketing strategies and ultimately improve patient care.

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Use of Health Information Technology Leads to Improved Care Quality

OAKLAND, Calif. — Secure patient-physician e-mail messaging improves the effectiveness of care for patients with diabetes and hypertension, according to new research by Kaiser Permanente. The study, published in the July issue of Health Affairs, shows that health information technology improves quality of care scores. The study observed 35,423 patients with diabetes, hypertension, or both, […]

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Kaiser Permanente Named the First Health and Hospital System to Earn a Perfect Rating on the Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index

OAKLAND, Calif. — Kaiser Permanente is the first health and hospital system to earn a perfect 100 percent rating on the Healthcare Equality Index. The HEI is an annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and Gay and Lesbian Medical Association. Updates that took effect June 7 in Kaiser Permanente’s 36 hospitals make […]

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Kaiser Permanente Employees, Physicians Return to Gulf Coast, Renew Annual Commitment to Help Rebuild

For the fourth straight year, Kaiser Permanente volunteers returned to the Gulf Coast to work in partnership with service organizations dedicated to rebuilding communities devastated in 2005 by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Sixty volunteers participated in the 2010 Gulf Coast Rebuilding Project in partnership with HandsOn Mississippi and HandsOn New Orleans, nonprofit organizations that facilitate […]

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Kaiser Permanente Launches Sustainability Scorecard for Medical Products

Purchasing Initiative to Drive Sustainability and Workplace Safety, Designed to Improve the Public’s Health OAKLAND, Calif. — Kaiser Permanente, committed to improving the health of its patients, workforce and communities, announced today that it will require suppliers to provide environmental data for $1 billion worth of medical equipment and products used in its hospitals, medical […]

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Kaiser Permanente Approves $7 million in Community Benefit Grants

First Quarter Funding Includes Focus on Expanding Access to Healthy Food, Activities, Health Care and Education OAKLAND, Calif. — Kaiser Permanente, one of America’s leading health care providers and nonprofit health plans, announced today it approved more than 250 grants and donations nationwide totaling approximately $7 million in the first quarter of 2010. The grants […]

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Kaiser Permanente Awards Students of Promise Program $500K Grant

Today, Kaiser Permanente announced its award of a $500,000 grant to the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Students of Promise program. Formerly Governor Strickland’s Closing the Achievement Gap program, the Students of Promise program is dedicated to providing guidance and available resources to 9th grade male students, helping them develop expectations of self and raise their […]

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Kaiser Permanente Statement on Verdict in Neurontin Case

We are very pleased that justice has been achieved for our members and the physicians, pharmacists and staff who care for them. Kaiser Permanente, along with the rest of the medical world, relied on the published science about Neurontin’s effectiveness, not knowing it had been wrongfully manipulated. As a result, we ultimately spent more than […]

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Kaiser Permanente Comments on Health Care Reform

Kaiser Permanente has a long history of supporting affordable access to high-quality health care. From our earliest days providing health care to workers in the Kaiser shipyards of World War II to our current programs that provide subsidized coverage to those in economic distress, care-and-coverage-for-all has been central to our mission. Assuming the reconciliation bill […]